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11 Sep 2018 description
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Author Alexander N Hasenstab PhD researcher, University of Portsmouth

A recently published fact sheet offers an alarming overview of recent trends of violence against aid workers.

04 Jul 2018 description
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The Conversation Andrew Edward Tchie, Conflict and Policy Advisor on Syria, Senior Visiting Research Fellow, King's College London Centre for Conflict and Health, Visiting Researcher at PRIO, and PhD Candidate at University of Essex., University of Essex

17 Jun 2018 description
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The ConversationCaroline Lenette Senior Lecturer, UNSW

Storytelling is innate to humans. For millennia, ever since cave paintings were used to record practices, storytelling in all its different forms and genres has contributed to rich cultural traditions from one generation to the next.

14 Jun 2018 description
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The ConversationYap Boum, Professor in the faculty of Medicine, Mbarara University of Science and Technology

No one said tracking the movements of a patient, suspected to be a carrier of the deadly Ebola virus, through the dense forests of the eastern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was going to be easy.

12 May 2018 description
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Nevashan Govender, Emergency Operations Centre Manager, National Institute for Communicable Diseases

11 May 2018 description
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The Conversation Chikwe Ihekweazu, Senior Honorary Lecturer on Infectious Diseases, UCL

12 Apr 2018 description
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The Conversation Nadine Ansorg | Lecturer in International Conflict Analysis, University of Kent

28 Nov 2017 description
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Jakkie Cilliers, Chair of the Board of Trustees and Head of African Futures & Innovation at the Institute for Security Studies. Extraordinary Professor in the Centre of Human Rights, University of Pretoria

16 Aug 2017 description
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The ConversationEarl Conteh-Morgan, Professor of International Studies, University of South Florida

18 Jul 2017 description
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The ConversationSamuel Totten, Professor Emeritus, University of Arkansas

12 Jul 2017 description
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The ConversationEric Osor, Medical Epidemiologist, Washington State University

The World Health Organisation recently declared the end of the most recent outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

26 May 2017 description
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The ConversationAna Rita Sousa Sequeira, Research associate, Murdoch University

US President Donald Trump’s first budget request for fiscal year 2018 includes drastic cuts for diplomacy and overseas aid (-32%), and slashes US$4.6 billion from humanitarian assistance and global health spending.

23 May 2017 description
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The ConversationLine Kuppens PhD Researcher, Katholiek Universiteit of Leuven
Arnim Langer Professor, University of Leuven

25 Apr 2017 description
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The ConversationWillis Simon Akhwale, Country Director I-TECH Kenya, University of Washington

23 Apr 2017 description
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The ConversationYvan Yenda Ilunga, PhD Candidate, The Division of Global Affairs, Rutgers University

Once again, the cycle of instability and political uncertainty has the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on high alert and agreements between prominent political actors have done little to stem the tide of violence.

24 Mar 2017 description
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The ConversationJuliet Okoth, Lecturer, International Law, University of Nairobi

The world has become a hostile place for refugees. The narrative often used to justify such actions is national security.

21 Dec 2016 description
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The ConversationCristiano D'Orsi, University of Johannesburg